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Date: Thu, 09 May 2013 09:14:53
From: Nuria Ruiz [nuria.ruiz at tandf.co.uk]
Subject: Multimodality and Social Semiosis: Böck, Pachler (Eds)

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Title: Multimodality and Social Semiosis 
Subtitle: Communication, Meaning-Making, and Learning in the Work of Gunther Kress 
Series Title: Routledge Studies in Multimodality  

Publication Year: 2013 
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
	   http://www.routledge.com/
	

Book URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415508148/ 


Editor: Margit Böck
Editor: Norbert Pachler

Hardback: ISBN:  9780415508148 Pages: 300 Price: U.K. £ 80.00


Abstract:

Gunther Kress, one of the founders of social semiotics and multimodality, has
made lasting contributions to these fields through his work in semiotics and
meaning-making; power and identity; agency, design, production; and pedagogy
and learning; in varied sites of transformation. This book brings together
leading scholars in a variety of disciplines, including social semiotics,
pedagogy, linguistics, media and communication studies, new literacy studies,
ethnography, academic literacy, literary criticism and, more recently,
medical/clinical education, to examine and build upon his work. This
disciplinary diversity is evidence of the ways in which Kress' work has
influenced and been influenced by a wide range of academic work and
intellectual endeavors and how it has been used to lay foundations for
theory-building and concept development in a varied yet connected range of
areas.

The individual contributions to the book pick up the threads of the often
collaborative work of the authors with Kress; they show how these approaches
were subsequently developed and discuss what future trajectories the authors
see for them.
 



Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                     Ling & Literature
                     Sociolinguistics


Written In: English  (eng)

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